Friday, October 24, 2014

Searching for the Fountain of Youth



By SAM ANDERSON via NYT Magazine

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Down the back roads of strip-mall Florida, I hunted for the legendary reservoir that would keep me forever young.

A Velvet Touch With Chicken



This Chinese technique will help skinless-boneless breasts retain their moist texture.

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Garlic Aioli With Roasted Vegetables



Turn a humble vegetable platter into an opulent side dish at a dinner party with Provençal aioli. (Article plus video.)

By MELISSA CLARK via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/ZLUBjP

“John Coltrane- Offering - Live At Temple University (1966)” was uploaded to Flickr



finally released

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John Coltrane- Offering - Live At Temple University (1966) was taken on October 24, 2014 at 12:50PM

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Hungry City: The Bao in the East Village



The new restaurant features soup dumplings, or xiao long bao, that are near perfect.

By LIGAYA MISHAN via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1tkZsEC

“I Heard You Sigh” was uploaded to Flickr



Rain, Chicago at night

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I Heard You Sigh was taken on October 13, 2014 at 08:49PM

Old Masters at the Top of Their Game



By Photographs by ERIK MADIGAN HECK via NYT Magazine

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After 80, some people don’t retire. They reign.

Can Video Games Fend Off Mental Decline?



By CLIVE THOMPSON via NYT Magazine

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“Brain training” games have become big business, but the research is still unclear about whether they improve your brain overall.

The Origins of My Pyromania



By MARY PAULINE LOWRY via NYT Magazine

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The flames had an appeal I couldn’t resist.

Getting Your Kids to Eat (or at Least Try) Everything



By MARK BITTMAN via NYT Magazine

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A cookbook writer on how to bring up good eaters.

The Vietnamese Noodle Salad Known as Bun Bo Xao



The warm noodle salad is a quick stir-fry dish.

By DAVID TANIS via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1q8JhVJ

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Will Portland Always Be a Retirement Community for the Young?



By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER via NYT Magazine

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As American cities compete for college-educated workers, Portland has a unique problem: It has way too many.

“Eat LSD” was uploaded to Flickr



Street art, West Loop

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Eat LSD was taken on October 22, 2014 at 03:31PM

New Zagat Guide Has a Few Surprises



Benjamin Steak House and Sea Fire Grill received high scores in the 2015 Zagat Guide to New York City restaurants, released on Wednesday.

By FLORENCE FABRICANT via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1pz7V1V

What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?



By BRUCE GRIERSON via NYT Magazine

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Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.

Grace’s Marketplace Moves, Pumpkin-Shaped Pasta and More Food News



A new home for Grace’s Marketplace; white chocolate skulls; pumpkin-shaped pasta shells; the Bread Project; and a home cider kit.

By FLORENCE FABRICANT via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1t9bdOc

Vic’s Is the Latest From Vicki Freeman and Marc Meyer



The husband-and-wife team has redone Five Points, turning it into a new restaurant with a name that pays homage to their Vix Cafe.

By FLORENCE FABRICANT via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1oqQeqc

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Don’t Tell Grandma



When Massimo Bottura is in the kitchen, the Italian dishes aren’t quite what Grandma used to make.

By MELISSA CLARK via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1wmmrxS

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Fisherman's Blues The Waterboys

Putting Together an Ambitious Puzzle



A tremendous amount of thought and effort has gone into the food, drinks and design at the chef Ryan Tate’s farm-to-table restaurant, Blenheim.

By PETE WELLS via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1yfAvL4

Can You Uber a Burger?



By MATT BUCHANAN via NYT Magazine

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Surge-pricing comes to the restaurant industry.

“What Have We Done Wrong?” was uploaded to Flickr



sun setting over Lincoln Park

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What Have We Done Wrong? was taken on October 11, 2014 at 06:51PM

Hooking Up at an Affirmative-Consent Campus? It’s Complicated



By EMILY BAZELON via NYT Magazine

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“Yes means yes” means checking in with your partner during sex, but many young men say they don’t know how to have that conversation.
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